Guioa Gav. (Sapindaceae): taxonomy, phylogeny, and historical biogeography

By: van Welzen, Peter, Cornelis

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Illustrated with botanical line drawings within the text, distribution maps, octavo, pp viii, 315, paperback, a very good bright copy. From the library of the Kew botanist Susyn Andrews, with her bookplate on the front endpaper and a small page of notes at the rear. SCARCE. [Guioa is a genus of about 78 rainforest tree species known to science. They have a wide distribution, ranging throughout Malesia, in Burma, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra, Philippines, Java, Flores, Timor, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea, further southwards through the east coast of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia and further eastwards to the Pacific Islands, including Tonga, New Caledonia, Fiji and Samoa. At global, national and regional government scales, many Guioa species have been threatened with extinction, as officially recognised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and by continental, national and local governments. Twenty five species, or more, have official IUCN global conservation statuses of either "critically endangered", "endangered" or "vulnerable" (to global extinction).

Title: Guioa Gav. (Sapindaceae): taxonomy, phylogeny, and historical biogeography

Author Name: van Welzen, Peter, Cornelis

Categories: Botanical/horticultural Monographs, Woody Plants,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Leiden, Rijksherbarium / Hortus Botanicus: 1990

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 015069

Keywords: tropical.trees.Burma, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra, Philippines, Java, Flores, Timor, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea, australia.